Archive for August, 2008
All Shook Up: Seismic Art
From Carrie Miller…
Too often issues of art and ethics get plugged into the broader moral panics that are endlessly swirled around by the cultural leaf blower we call the mass media - that noisy, pointless, impotent machine. While artists are first in line for a negative beat-up, the mainstream media shows […]
At 6.30am, Monday 18th August 2008, the PIEQF control system was switched to ‘live’ operational mode. The intention now that the installation is connected and immersed within a geological time scale, is to keep PIEQF interactively engaged within the dynamic landscape of California until the 16th November, 91 days total.
The PIEQF installation has two modes […]
Imagine standing alone in Parkfield one million years ago on a vast glacial ice sheet two thousand feet thick and spanning thousands of miles wide. Alone on this horizontal sheet of white ice you would not be able to sense the slow crushing, scraping and ripping of this massive slither of frozen water as it […]
I am writing this post from Sydney, Australia. Visa restrictions have brought me back to Sydney briefly (I flew out of SFO, Sunday 3rd August), in which I have an appointment with the US Consulate tomorrow morning to arrange for a six month US Visitor Visa to complete the PIEQF project. Thanks for the […]